UNITED STATES HOTLINES

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These are United States Hotlines.
Please also see: International Hotlines

Local hotline numbers are available in the front of the White Pages, or in the Yellow Pages under "Crisis Intervention."


CHILD ABUSE

How to Report Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect:

CHILD HELP USA Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-2253)
TDD Toll-free: 1-800-2-A-CHILD (222-2253)
www.childhelpusa.org


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Eldercare Locator
Toll-free: 1-800-677-1166
www.eldercare.gov
The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide toll-free service assisting older adults and their caregivers in finding local services. Search by state/zip, or phone.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-799-7233
TYY Toll-free: 1-800-787-3224
www.ndvh.org

SAHARA
Toll-free: 1-888-724-2722
Help line and community agency in English, Hindi, Gujarati and other South Asian languages.


HIV/AIDS

National AIDS/HIV Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-342-AIDS (2437)
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-243-7889
Spanish Toll-free: 1-800-344-SIDA (7432)
www.ashastd.org/nah/
Questions answered, referrals to free testing and treatment nationwide. A service of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Trafficking Information and Referral Hotline
Toll-free: 1-888-373-7888
Run by the Covenant House, sponsored by HHS in collaboration with the Department of Justice, to allow victims of trafficking to be instantly referred to a pre-screened aid organization in the victim's area.


RUNAWAY/YOUTH CRISIS

Kids Peace Helpline
Toll-free: 1-800-334-4KID (4543)
www.kidspeace.org
Counseling, info, referral services for children and youth in crisis.

National Runaway Safeline
Toll-free: 1-800-621-4000
www.nrscrisisline.org
24-hour crisis line, referrals to shelters, food, counseling, travel assistance.

Youth Crisis Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-HIT-HOME
Services for runaway/homeless youth, referrals to resources for abuse, crisis counseling.


SAFE INFANT ABANDONMENT

AMT Children of Hope Foundation
Toll-free: 1-877-796-4673
www.amtchildrenofhope.com
Nationwide 24 hour crisis line. Confidential referrals to "Safe Havens" and professional services.

Project Cuddle, Baby Rescue Program
Toll-free: 1-888-628-3353
Spanish Toll-free: 1-888-483-2323
www.projectcuddle.org
Nationwide 24 hour crisis line. All calls are confidential and they will help you find a safe, legal alternative to abandonment.

Safe Place for Newborns
Toll-free: 1-877-440-2229
www.safeplacefornewborns.org
Will provide list of hospitals in Minnesota and Wisconsin which accept healthy babies up to three days old, with no questions asked. Will provide information on other states with "Safe Place" programs.


SELF INJURY

National Self-Injury Hotline
Toll-free: 1-800-DONT-CUT
www.selfinjury.com


SEXUAL ASSAULT/VICTIM ASSISTANCE

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Toll-free: 1-800-656-HOPE
www.rainn.org
RAINN is a 24-hour national hotline for victims of sexual assault. Calls to the hotline are instantly computer-routed to the 24-hour rape crisis center nearest the caller.

Sexual Assault Hotlines in the U.S.
www.feminist.org/911/resources.html
Local addresses and phone numbers for every state.

National Organization For Victim Assistance (NOVA)
Toll-free: 1-800-879-6682
www.try-nova.org
Crisis counseling and referral for crime victims and their loved ones.


SUBSTANCE ABUSE

National Drug Information, Treatment & Referral Line
Toll-free: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Alcohol Abuse & Crisis Intervention Line
Toll-free: 1-800-234-0246


SUICIDE

National Suicide Hotlines
Toll-free: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Toll-free: 1-888-248-2587

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